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July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
(CNSNEWS.com) - Just hours after Vermont Governor Howard Dean signed into law a "civil union" bill that amounts to the legalization of same sex marriages and provides same sex couples with the same state benefits enjoyed by heterosexual couples, New Hampshire Governor Jeanne Shaheen expressed strong opposition to homosexual marriage.Shaheen, generally considered a liberal Democrat, said, "I believe that marital unions should exist between men and women."Asked specifically about the Vermont law, Shaheen responded, "I don't support Vermont's law."
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - The New Hampshire Senate voted 14-10 Thursday to abolish the death penalty in the state. The vote followed, by several weeks, similar, narrow passage in the state House of Representatives. The bill, however, may be doomed, since the state's Democratic governor Jeanne Shaheen, promises to strike it down.
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - New Hampshire could be the second state in New England to consider a "civil union" bill. A civil union bill, which creates a parallel system of marriage for homosexual couples and guarantees them the same state benefits and job- related benefits as are enjoyed by heterosexual couples, was signed into law this week by Vermont Governor Howard Dean after approval by that state's legislature.
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Arizona Senator John McCain's maverick personality may have helped him win New Hampshire's first-in-the nation presidential primary, but these days, McCain isn't winning many friends among Granite State Republicans.
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - A New Hampshire lawmaker is calling for the resignation of the state's attorney general after the AG's decision to take the side of a homosexual former Boy Scout leader whose case was heard this week by the US Supreme Court.
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
Montpelier, VT (CNSNews.com) - Arizona Senator John McCain has returned to two states that favored him in the primary elections, but this time, McCain campaigned for George W Bush in Vermont and for a Bush supporter in New Hampshire."I ask all McCain supporters, Republican, Independent and independent minded Democrats, to join us in electing Governor Bush as President of the United States...Now is the time for unity," McCain told a meeting of the Vermont's Republican Convention in the capital city of Montpelier on Saturday.
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - A Zogby Poll of 601 likely voters conducted over the weekend for New York City television station WNYW found that more than 82 percent of New Yorkers believe Mayor Rudy Giuliani "is still a strong candidate" in his US Senate race against Hillary Rodham Clinton, even after the mayor disclosed he has been diagnosed with prostate cancer.Twelve percent told pollsters the mayor was no longer a strong candidate, while the rest said they were uncertain.
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Texas Governor and presumptive Republican Party presidential nominee George W Bush will make a major national effort to capture the Italian-American vote. To do so, he has asked Massachusetts Governor Paul Cellucci, whose Italian ancestry stems from his mother, to lead that effort.
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
Boston, MA (CNSNews.com) - Vice President Al Gore assailed Texas Governor George W Bush as being the captive of the "right wing" and of having a "cold war mindset," when it comes to foreign policy. Gore made his remarks before a meeting of the International Press Institute's conference of foreign journalists, attended by more than 250 people.In the address, billed by the campaign as a major foreign policy statement, Gore outlined what he called a plan of "forward engagement," designed to solve international problems, before they became crises.
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - After weeks of uncertainty, it now appears Republican Senatorial hopeful Jack E Robinson may have enough signatures to qualify for a ballot position in the Bay State's US Senate contest against US Senator Ted Kennedy.According to the Secretary of State's office, Robinson, an African-American businessman, may have turned in 10,073 certified signatures to city and town clerks. He has gathered more than 13,000 signatures total. A minimum of 10,000 petition signatures is needed to get on the ballot.
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Vice President Al Gore said he has not ruled out the possibility of choosing a Republican as his running mate. However, the vice-president was quick to add, "It's most unlikely, I don't want to mislead you. But, I don't completely rule it out."
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
(CNSNEWS.com) - Although Rick Lazio has yet to land New York's Republican nomination for US Senate - the convention is this weekend - he has gotten the nod from the chairman of the Conservative Party, Michael Long. Long had refused to endorse Republican New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, who dropped out of the race last week, in part because of the mayor''s pro-choice position.
July 7, 2008, 8:25 PM EDT
Berlin, NH (CNSNews.com) - Campaigning in this state's heavily-wooded and sparsely-populated North Country, Arizona Senator John McCain said, if elected, he would overturn the Clinton Administration's executive order which limits national forest land to loggers."The idea that Washington knows best and that local residents can't be trusted to do what's right in their own back yards is the epitome of federal arrogance," McCain told a town meeting of 100 residents.
July 7, 2008, 8:25 PM EDT
Dixville Notch, NH (CNSNews.com) - Democrat Bill Bradley and Republican John McCain take the (very) early lead in today's New Hampshire primary, with the first 59 votes already cast and counted in the tiny northern towns of Dixville Notch and Hart's Location.Voters in both places went to the polls at midnight, continuing a tradition of being the first to vote in New Hampshire's first-in-the-nation primary.
July 7, 2008, 8:25 PM EDT
Durham, NH (CNSNews.com) - With the New Hampshire primary less than four weeks away and with Texas Governor George W Bush leading in the national polls but trailing in Granite State surveys, the GOP front-runner came under heavy attack Thursday night, in a six-person debate held at the University of New Hampshire.One after another, Bush's five adversaries, led largely by Gary Bauer and John McCain, took the opportunity to attack Bush for everything from his commitment to conservative values to campaign finance reform to tax cuts.
July 7, 2008, 8:25 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Republican presidential hopeful John McCain has sharply cut into Texas Governor George W Bush's lead among California Republicans according to the latest Field Poll.The survey, taken February 2nd thru the 6th and immediately after McCain's decisive win in New Hampshire, has Bush leading by 19 points, 46 percent to 27 percent. Candidates Alan Keyes had four percent and publisher Steve Forbes came in with one percent.A week ago, Bush was leading McCain by 40 points.
July 7, 2008, 8:25 PM EDT
Manchester, NH (CNSNews.com) -A volunteer for Texas Gov George W Bush abruptly quit last week, after insisting she had been asked to appear in a negative campaign ad directed against Arizona Sen John McCain, soon after Bush promised he would not run negative ads against any of his fellow Republicans.
July 7, 2008, 8:25 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Even as they spend record advertising dollars in South Carolina, Texas Governor George W Bush and his rival, Arizona Senator John McCain, are likely to set new marks for television-based spending in the Michigan primary contest that will be held on Tuesday, just three days after South Carolina.According to Bob Silva, general sales manager for WXYZ-TV in Detroit, both candidates have spent more than one million dollars for television time in the market since the first of the year. It's estimated Bush is spending 15 percent more than McCain.
July 7, 2008, 8:25 PM EDT
New London, NH (CNSNews.com) - While her son stumps through Iowa, hoping to fight off a growing threat from publisher Steve Forbes, former First Lady and possibly the nation's future First Mother, Barbara Bush, is campaigning in New Hampshire this week on George W's behalf.Mrs. Bush made several stops on Thursday and Friday, including New London, Portsmouth and Manchester, all in an effort to convince Granite State voters that her son will be "a fine president."
July 7, 2008, 8:25 PM EDT
Manchester, NH (CNSNews.com) - Arizona Senator John McCain is showing strongly among older voters in New Hampshire according to two recent polls of likely voters, while Texas Governor George W Bush does better among the under 45 set.McCain's popularity among the older group is especially critical, since older voters are more likely to go to the polls than younger ones.